Kornél Mundruczó / Proton Theatre

Dementia, or the Day of My Great Happiness


ca. 130 min

The Lipot is a well-known psychiatric hospital in Budapest. When it was bought out by an investor, the patients landed on the street. Kornél Mundruczó and co-author Kata Webér provide a glimpse into the chasms of a society that disposes of people who are no longer marketable. Dementia is a dazzling musical farce which exposes a deteriorated system.              Interview with Kornél Mundruczó "A life in contradictions" (German) Part of "Leaving is not an option? – Current artistic positions from Hungary"

Production: Proton Theatre.

Coproduction: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Theatre National de Bordeaux Aquitaine, Trafó – House of ContemporaryArts (Budapest), HELLERAU – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste (Dresden), FestivalDe Keuze / Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival (Groningen), SPIELART Festival (München), Festival Automne en Normandie (Rouen), Maria Matos Teatro Municipal (Lissabon), Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt am Main), Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brüssel). Eine Koproduktion von House on Fire und NXTSTP mit Unterstützung des Kulturprogramms der Europäischen Union.


With: Bartonek - Ervin Nagy, Dr. Szatmáry - Roland Rába, nurse Dóra - Kata Wéber, Mercédesz Sápi - Lili Monori, Henrik Holényi - Balázs Temesvári, Lady Oci - Orsi Tóth, Lukács - Gergő Bánki, Dentist - László Katona / Direction: Kornél Mundruczó / Scenography and costume design: Márton Ágh / Dramaturgy: Musical direction: János Szemenyei / Production: Dóra Büki / Technical management and light design: András Éltetö / Sound: Zoltán Belényesi / Props: Gergely Nagy / Video: Zoltán Gyorgyovics / Dresser: Melinda Domán / Assistant director: Zsófia Csató / Assistant production: Ágota Kiss


  • Past
    Sun 9.3.2014, 20:00 / HAU2
    Mon 10.3.2014, 21:00 / HAU2
    Tue 11.3.2014, 20:00 / HAU2


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